Synonyms of basting


1. baste, basting, basting stitch, tacking, sewing stitch, embroidery stitch

usage: a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together

2. basting, moistening, dampening

usage: moistening a roast as it is cooking


1. baste, moisten, wash, dampen

usage: cover with liquid before cooking; "baste a roast"

2. clobber, baste, batter, beat, beat up, work over

usage: strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"

3. baste, tack, sew, run up, sew together, stitch

usage: sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem"

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Definition and meaning of basting (Dictionary)